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Business Strategy Manager / Senior Manager – Consumer Good & Retail

Job Location: Shanghai

Regional Description: China

Job Number: 00306423


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Accenture Strategy Career Opportunities
Why Accenture Strategy?
In the world of strategy today, it is about the future, and in the future, technology is the disruptor. Digital technology is changing competitive landscapes and creating new opportunities for almost every organization. This situation plays directly to Accenture's strengths. With Accenture Strategy, we have created what we believe is the strategy firm of the future. It’s a very exciting place to be!
Our 8,000+ strong team of strategists combine deep business insight and tremendous technology understanding within the context of our client’s industry. There is no one player who can bring all of that together at the scale and with the degree of integration that we can. This is what our clients’ current challenges and opportunities demand of us and it is what makes us different to any other strategy firm in the market.
Business Strategy
Business Strategy sets the stage for growth, innovation and competitiveness through a practical, integrated approach in an industry context. It’s at the heart of the big discussions for clients today. Does technology support the business or open up new opportunities to run it differently? Is it just part of a response to market change or is it the catalyst for that change?
It is a new world for Consumer Goods and Retail companies, Accenture Strategy is perfectly placed to help companies in the sector thrive in this time of disruption. Consumers are demanding a different kind of consumer experience. Accenture Strategy works with Consumer Goods and Retail clients around the world, including 22 of the top 25 Consumer Goods companies and 19 of the top 25 Retail Companies in the world. We partner with influential C-level leaders to help them embrace innovation, identify new ecosystems, business models, and services and transform work and the workforce.
Job Description
We are looking for people taking the view beyond the traditional Consumer Products and Retail business model – it is where our clients are looking and Accenture Strategy is ready to help them get there. Has your experience so far prepared you to address our clients’ most challenging and vital business issues to drive growth and optimize business and operating models? Have you the credibility to shape and lead business strategy and transformation engagements? If so, then we would like to talk to you about what a career at Accenture Strategy could mean for you. 
Your Role: Consumer Products and Retail Strategy Senior Manager
There will never be a typical day at Accenture, but that’s why people love it here. The opportunities to make a difference within exciting client initiatives are limitless in this ever-changing business landscape.
Here are just a few of your day-to-day responsibilities.
Client Delivery and Development
· Developing trust-based relationships with senior clients
· Shaping and leading business strategy and transformation engagements
· Developing compelling responses to new business opportunities
· Building and managing strong client and Accenture teams
· Assessing and managing risks and issues and making adjustments as needed
· Ensuring business outcomes are achieved
Practice Building
  • Develop expertise in specific practice specialty areas to increase the breadth and depth of our knowledge base and capabilities
  • Elevate our brand and presence in the marketplace (e.g. conference participation, thought leadership, offering development, recruiting)
  • Providing coaching and mentoring to analysts, consultants, and managers
Apply Today!
Great things can happen—they already are. Come and be a part of the next level of high performance.
About Accenture
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with more than 358,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. The company generated net revenues of US$31.0 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2015. Its home page is
Accenture Strategy, Accenture Consulting, Accenture Digital, Accenture Technology and Accenture Operations are the innovation engines through which the company builds world-class skills and capabilities, develops knowledge capital, and creates, acquires and manages key assets central to the development of integrated services and solutions for its clients.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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Your Experience: We’re looking for experience in the following areas:
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in one or more of the following sectors:
    • Food and beverage
    • White goods
    • Modern trade
    • Apparel
    • Health and Wellness Products
  • Extensive strategy consulting experience, either from a global top tier strategy consulting and/or in-house strategy department
  • Highly credible, able to engage on a broad CXO agenda and possess the personal and professional attributes necessary to convince senior leadership to take bold actions and coach them through major change
  • Intellectual capacity and relevant experience to understand complex issues and develop creative and breakthrough solutions
  • Strong and proven track record in sales origination, with an entrepreneurial mind-set
  • Proven experience in leading teams to deliver new strategies or capabilities while developing, mentoring and inspiring team members
  • Natural leadership with the ability to easily establish trust-based relationships and gain valuable insights through collaboration and communication
  • Flexibility to accommodate client travel requirements.
  • MBA from global top tier program strongly preferred
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Mandarin; Cantonese fluency for Hong Kong based candidates preferred

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